Best known for its insightful reports on company cultures, Glassdoor announced today that it has raised an additional $50 million to accelerate its global expansion for job seekers.
Technology is hailed as a powerful engine of job creation, but things may not be as rosy as we like to think. It creates opportunities for new businesses, but there is also evidence that tech destroys jobs and the industry is beset by layoffs.
800,000 federal employees are currently being forced to stay home without pay as Congress and President Barack Obama are locked in a stalemate over the spending plan for the fiscal year. Over here in the private sector things are looking slightly better.
Mounza launched an app today that helps students keep track of all on-campus career events in one place, so maybe, just maybe, finding a job won’t be so hard when they graduate.
By 2020, 40% of labor in the U.S. will be comprised of contingent/independent workers. Elance is making “the most significant shift to our business” to help companies hire, manage, and pay their freelancers on demand.
A study issued by employment community Glassdoor found that job seekers are increasingly turning to mobile devices for every part of the quest for employment, starting with search.
Founded by Google’s former Head of Products, Collegefeed is a social network that brings together students and employers to improve the hiring process.
A San Francisco-based agency called 10x Management is among the first to bring a Hollywood agency model to the tech industry.
Assured Labor, which got its start at MIT’s MediaLab, focuses on helping people find jobs (and helping recruiters fill vacancies) in emerging markets through the power of simple mobile interfaces.
Guest Post Palo Alto startup JobArrive.com hopes to break the traditional job search model, offering up a part-time employment specific site, starting in San Francisco Bay Area cites.
Guest Post Let me start with a simple statement: B players will not become A players.
Guest Post Think your startup will succeed if you only hire unicorn employees? Here’s why that’s ridiculous.
Editor’s Pick Facebook’s recruiters took to Reddit to respond to questions on what they look for in employees. A hint: Your crummy GPA isn’t a deal-breaker.
Guest Post In my experience, B players are the worst hires you can make.
Six months after the departure of cofounder John Simon, General Catalyst Partners has scooped up Adam Valkin from Accel Partners, where he has worked since April 2010.
Atlanta-based WebMD, the primary source of medical information on the Web, will cut 250 jobs in the coming month as part of an ongoing effort to save $45 million per year.
Glassdoor has locked up $20 million in new financing to make the job-hunting process more transparent.
Editor’s Pick Couchsurfing, a venture-funded B Corp, holds on to its hippie roots.
Sit down with execs from any tech company in America and ask them about their biggest obstacle to growth. 99 times out of a 100, they’ll tell you about their ongoing struggle to find technical talent. Launching today, Entelo wants to change that.
Bright.com, the recently-launched startup with a scientific method to match you with a dream job, has found something cool to do with its backlog of employment data.
Careers community Glassdoor just released the results of its second quarter employment confidence survey. The results are not great … nor are they horrible.
If you’re looking for a job in technology, get out of New Jersey, fast. Get out of Birmingham, Alabama. Cross the river to New York, or the country to San Francisco. Even better, fly to Baltimore, Detroit, or Pittsburgh.
File this in the what-will-they-think-of-next category.
Popular web design and development community Forrst has just launched a new service for posting and finding jobs on the site.